Thursday, August 4, 2016

China Jails Underground Church Leader for ‘Subversion’

As part of a major crackdown on Christian churches and human rights groups, Chinese authorities have jailed prominent Christian church leader Hu Shigen, sentencing him to seven and a half years in prison.

According to Chinese state media, Hu pleaded guilty to “damaging national security and harming social stability” on Wednesday, though observers claim that the trial has “almost zero credibility.” READ MORE